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Engineering CTEC L3 Engineering (Double Option)

Franklin College

Chelmsford Avenue, Grimsby, DN34 5BY

This course is delivered at Main Site

Email: alt@franklin.ac.uk

Telephone: 01472 875004

Fax: 01472 875019

Website: www.franklin.ac.uk

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Wind farms, nuclear power, medicine manufacture, construction, food processing, robotics … Are you interested in becoming a professional engineer working in an exciting and rapidly expanding field? Would you like to gain skills that you can use in the local area, nationally or abroad? Would you like to earn a good salary once you are qualified? Then BTEC Engineering may be for you. This course has been developed to give you the opportunity to gain employment/apprenticeships in the mechanical/electrical engineering sector or progress to higher education. The course provides the opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills in the design, development, manufacture and maintenance of engineering products and systems. You will learn the fundamentals of practical and theoretical engineering, including the opportunity to visit engineering companies and take part in work experience to gain industry insights. Your learning will be achieved through the completion of projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. The units and projects cover a range of engineering skills and include: • Mechanical principles • Electrical and electronic principles • Business operations in engineering • Engineering drawing/CAD • Engineering machining • Fabrication processes • Engineering design • Engineering materials • Further maths • Health and safety.

What will you be learning?

This course is not suitable with A Level Physics due to overlapping material. Students would be strongly recommended to take A Level Maths as part of their study programme if they are planning to progress on to higher education.


Start Date: 06/09/18

Duration: 38 Weeks (Full Time)

Hours spent per week: 9.5 hrs

How is it delivered?

You will be assessed through: • Assignments – set and marked by the college • Tasks – set and marked by the examination board • Written examinations

Availability: 2019-2020

Who can do it?

Age Range: 14-16, 16-19, 19+

What will you be working towards?

Skills Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies

Awarding Body: OCR

Type: Certificate

Level: Level 3

Entry Requirements:

Five GCSE grades A*-C (grade 4 or above) or equivalent including Maths grade B (grade 5 or above) and English Language. Students must have achieved at least a grade B in both GCSE Core and Additional Science, a grade B in GCSE Physics or a Distinction in BTEC Science.

Additional Information

Lead Provider: Franklin College

Course Contact: Admissions@franklin.ac.uk


This course prepares you for a career in engineering. You could go on to a university-level course, take up employment or progress on to a higher level apprenticeship across different areas within the engineering sector.

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